RF-104G 24+32 AG 51 "Immelmann" (Recce Wing 51)

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8175, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight November 2, 1963 coded KG+275 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Avio Diepen on November 2, 1963 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modifications according project "Recce"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) with 3:50 flight hours on December 10, 1963
EA+254 AG 51 "Immelmann" at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on March 18, 1964; damaged in heavy storm in 1965; AG 51 relocated to Bremgarten AB in 1969
24+32 crashed March 19, 1970 near Singen in order to avoid another aircraft at 20.000 feet the pilot made an abrupt sharp maneuver and the aircraft became uncontrollable and crashed,
pilot ejected safely at about 12.000 feet, written off; struck off charge order (AVA) March 16, 1971.

Project "Recce": included 66 RF-104G from ARGE-Nord, which were converted to RF-104G before delivery. 
They were mainly intended for the second squadron of WaSLw 10, AG 51, AG 52 and project Columbus.

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